Cortejo da Flor

Overnight stays set new record

Cortejo da Flor in a previous year

The Diario reports that Funchal and the Cortejo da Flor will today be the centre of attention for Madeirans and tourists who visit us at … Read more

“Wall of Hope”

… as popular as ever – videos

Wall of Hope being constructed

Both newspapers report on the traditional “Wall of Hope” taking place this Saturday morning, in Praça do Município, in Funchal – one of … Read more

New Covid sub-variant

Arcturus ignites new cases

Graphic representation of a Covid sub-variant

MSN reports that Britons have been told to wear face masks again, months after ditching the coverings, as the Arcturus Covid sub-variant ignites thousands of new … Read more

64 accidents last week

Serious accident in Ribeira Brava last night

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Accident in Ribeira Brava last night

The Diario reported online yesterday that the Public Security Police had recorded 64 road accidents on Madeira’s … Read more

Lower taxes in Madeira

Flower Festival begins

Taxes headline in JM

JM leads with a report that for about eight years Madeira has applied a tax burden lower than the national and even the European Union average. Rogério Gouveia … Read more

Drone debunks pollution myth

Coastline stains explained

Drone, which is helping debunk pollution myth

The Diario reports Regional Secretariat for the Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change has an ongoing project that aims to collect water samples in coastal areas using … Read more

Flower Festival program

“Opening the doors to Spring”

Flower Festival in Funchal

The Flower Festival commences today, with events right through until May 21. The full program is reproduced below and is also available as a PDF … Read more

Sea Heritage Project

MEMCO heads to Calheta and Machico

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JM reports that the MEMCO project, Memories of the Sea Heritage in Community, heads to Calheta and Machico.

“Initiating the Creative Residencies in the … Read more

Cyclist ventures onto the Rapida!

Offence causes surprise among drivers

Cyclist using the Rapida

JM reported online yesterday that a cyclist had ‘adventured’ onto the Rapida, in the direction from Caniço towards Funchal, in the section right after Cancela.… Read more

TUI Nordic Group

Northern Europe market remains strong

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The blog has been asked by one of its affiliates to slightly re-align the links back to their websites

They have asked if it is … Read more

Espada prices up more than 40%

Higher demand and smaller catches

espada prices up

In just one year, the price of black scabbardfish increased by 43.13%. Merchants at Mercado dos Lavradores acknowledge to the JM that the increase punishes the … Read more

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